Creative Writing

Short story: Bicycles

Short story: Bicycles

“You hid that lurking fear so well — the unfathomable possibility of never creating again — that the thought to ask never crossed my mind.”

Poem: Against The Current

Poem: Against The Current

You say women and children first But you don’t give a damn About us the minute we are out Treading water, Gasping for air. You make us wade  Through the waves While you ignore The graves you create With your thoughtless policies And your foul ideologies. You deflate...

A WW1 poem: I proved my might and yet I cried

A WW1 poem: I proved my might and yet I cried

My lips are cracked, my throat feels dry Been waiting for this all my life Just enlisted, future’s bright Pershing tells us, “Onwards, Doughboys! We’ll fight the Fritzes, prove our might A torch of victory to our Allied”   My lips are cracked, my throat feels dry...

Poem: Adam and Eve

Poem: Adam and Eve

adam / adamantly infatuated   with eve / evening comes and  i imagine them / emptied-out  souls / entwined and barely alive /  cast down into earth.   what must it feel like to fall for each other  and know of nothing else?    what, then, must it feel like...